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© UNOCHA/Christina Powell. Residents of Rann, in north-east Nigeria, wade through the flooded main road, which is now inaccessible by vehicle.

© UNICEF/Jannatul Mawa – A disabled teenage boy plays badminton in front of his house in Bangladesh.

©UNDP/Fahad Kaizer – Women wearing the masks while walking in through a market in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

With less than eight years remaining to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, the President of the UN General Assembly convened a ‘Moment for Nature’ debate on Tuesday to examine the interconnected environmental threats hampering efforts to achieve sustainable development.  The day-long event is being held to assess recent decisions on the global environment …

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